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1979 Romantic Drama Movies

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Love on the Run(1979)

| 1h 33min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 70 votes)

Antoine is now 30, working as a proofreader and getting divorced from his his wife. It being the first "no-fault" divorce in France, a media circus erupts, dredging up Antoine's past. Indecisive about his new love with a store clerk, he impulsively takes off with an old flame.

The Electric Horseman(1979)

3.1/5 (with 53 votes)

A former champion rodeo rider is reduced to using his saddle skills to promote a breakfast cereal in a gaudy Las Vegas show. When he's asked to perform with a $12 million horse that he discovers is being doped to remain docile, he flees into the desert astride the beast in an act of defiance. A story-hungry female reporter gives chase.


| 1h 35min | Drama, Romance / Love
2.4/5 (with 6 votes)

A blinded French sculptor completes a statue of a friend's daughter by using his sense of touch.


| 1h 49min | Romance / Love, Drama
3.3/5 (with 19 votes)

Handsome but backward gardener Tim Melville has a new woman in his life. She is Mary, his widowed employer, a woman who had given up on love until she had found Tim. At first they are friends. But soon they become lovers, as Mary, drawn to Tim's innocence and magnetism, begins to teach him all about life - and love.

Directed by Michael Pate - With Piper Laurie, Mel Gibson, Alwyn Kurts, Pat Evison, David Foster, Marco De Benedetti, ...


| 2h 18min | Romance / Love, Drama, War
2.9/5 (with 19 votes)

During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don't much like the brash Yanks, especially when it comes to the G.I.s making advances on the lonely British girls. One relationship that develops is between married John, an Army Captain, and the aristocratic Helen, whose naval husband is away at war. Helen loves her husband, but Helen and John are looking for some comfort during the difficult times.

Hanover Street(1979)

2.9/5 (with 30 votes)

Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.

Lady Oscar(1979)

2.8/5 (with 10 votes)

Oscar François de Jarjayes was born female, but her father insisted she be raised as a boy as he had no sons. She becomes the captain of the guards at Versailles under King Louis XVI and Marie Antonette. Her privileged, noble life comes under fire as she discovers the hard life of the poor people of France. She is caught up in the French Revolution, and must choose between her loyalty and love.

The Human Factor(1979)

1h 55min | Thriller
3.0/5 (with 10 votes)

A low-ranking Secret Service agent is conned into supplying information to Eastern Bloc countries. Although he is not a suspect due to his unimportant position, when his office partner is hauled in as a suspect he realises he has got himself into very deep water.


2.4/5 (with 6 votes)

The story of the desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and a beautiful American painter, against the will of her father, the powerful governor of the island. Amid this man-made tension comes a powerful hurricane so devastating, the lives of the lovers and the entire island are imperiled.

Life Is Beautiful(1979)

1h 41min | Thriller, Drama, Crime
3.7/5 (with 4 votes)

A politically neutral man is arrested and tortured in prerevolutionary Lisbon, and forced to make, and act on, a political commitment. ….


1h 54min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Ajay Chandra, a hard working and ambitious young man, who dreams of bigger things than a small job. He has dreams of starting his own business. One day he meets Aruna at a friends wedding and slowly fall in love. Aruna is daughter of a very successful lawyer. Ajay uses his rich friend's car, apartment etc. to impress Aruna's family, in the hope that he will succeed in his own business before they are married. However, Ajay falls prey to the cut throat competion in business and loses all his investment. He discloses everything to Aruna. Aruna is sympathetic to Ajay and loves him for what he is. However, Aruna's lawyer dad turns down the marriage proposal and starts to prosecute Ajay for business fraud. Through his hard work and support from Aruna and his mother, Ajay is able to correct the wrong doings and is able to win over Aruna's father.

Sooner or Later(1979)

4.8/5 (with 1 vote)

Thirteen-year-old Jessie is in love with Michael, a 17-year-old guitar instructor and aspiring musician. When she finally captures his interest, she lies and tells him she's 16. But what will Michael do when he discovers the truth?

Directed by Bruce Hart - With Denise Miller
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The World Is Full of Married Men(1979)

1h 42min

David Cooper works in advertising but spends more time on his love life despite the fact that he is married. When his wife Linda discovers his girlfriends, she decides to get revenge by having an affair.

Directed by Robert Young


1h 55min

Rahulan is not able to muster enough courage to approach Reena's father to ask for her hand. Later when Rahulan falls in love with Meera, things get complicated.

Directed by K. G. George - With Venu Nagavally


2.4/5 (with 2 votes)

Romantic American sports drama, as a young up-and-coming tennis player, hoping for a big break at Wimbledon, is torn between his love for the game with his love for a woman. Several 1970's tennis stars--including John MacEnroe, Guillermo Vilas, and Ilie Nastase--make cameo appearances in the tennis sequences.

Prem Bandhan(1979)

Adivasi Mahua lives a poor lifestyle in a fishing village along with her widowed dad. One day the local Poojary comes across a seemingly menacing looking male, feeds him, and asks Mahua's dad to look after him. This male has no memory and they name him Kishan. Shortly thereafter Mahua and Kishan fall in love and get married. After about 2 months Kishan goes to the city and does not return home. A frantic Mahua and her dad go to the Police as well as to the city to search for him albeit in vain and return home. Mahua continues to worry about Kishan and sets out on her own to try and locate him. She meets with a doctor who informs her that he recalls treating a male fitting Kishan's description and gives her his Bombay address. Mahua travels to Bombay and locates Kishan's house.

Amar Deep(1979)

Raja was adopted by a criminal don (Ashok Kumar) at a very young age. After the death of the don, Raja inherits the property, and refrains from crime. However, the wealth and the power associated with it, make him arrogant. He desires Radha, the daughter of his servant, Ramu, and Raja asks his permission to marry her, Ramu accepts, but Radha refuses as she loves Kishan. Raja finds out that Radha is meeting with Kishan on the sly, and complains to Ramu, who forbids her from meeting with Kishan. Then Raja finds out a secret from Kishan's past, meets with him, hires him, and even arranges a lavish marriage for Kishan with Radha, resulting in Kishan being indebted to Raja. Raja entrusts him with more important and responsible work, which must get Kishan to travel a lot. Kishan eventually finds out the real reason for Raja's kindness. Was it that Raja wants Kishan out of the way so he can be near Radha, or is there another reason?

Directed by K. Vijayan, R. Krishnamurthy - With Rajesh Khanna, Vinod Mehra, Shabana Azmi, Deven Verma, Bindu, Unni Mary, ...

The Girls in the Office(1979)

Four women employed by a chic department store discover that they must choose between love and a career.

Directed by Ted Post - With Susan Saint James

Late Meeting(1979)

1h 18min | Romance / Love

The film takes place in Leningrad and Sverdlovsk, in 1970 and 1979. Arriving on a business trip from Sverdlovsk in the Lenfilm, engineer catapults Sergei Gushchin meets a young actress Natasha. She invites him to show Leningrad, but Gushchin and he knows the city - he served here during the war. They are looking for an excuse for further meetings, but he always finds a reason to not to meet with the woman who is many years younger than him and with whom he has fallen in love with. Natasha understands too that she loves this man, but Gushchin leaves, and not daring to associate with her fate. In the end he leaves and only returns to Leningrad nine years later and then he tries to find Natasha again.

And She Was Beautiful(1979)

2h 14min | Drama

Sundori is a young woman from a poor family in a village governed by a ruthless zamindar.

Directed by Amjad Hossain - With Bobita, Ilias Kanchan, Saifuddin Ahmed, Anwar Hossain, Anwara Begum, Jashim, ...


2h 10min

Gaurishankar Srivastav (Sunder Purohit) lives with his wife Savitri (Nirupa Roy) and two sons Vikas (Sujit Kumar) and Ravi (Jeetendra). Vikas gets married to wealthy Nanda (Bindu) while Ravi continues his education in college. Ravi is attracted to Usha (Sulakshana Pandit) and hopes to marry her. Gaurishankar is nearing retirement while Vikas is unable to get employment. When Vikas get an offer, he must deposit INR 5000. Nanda borrows this money from her uncle and Vikas gets the job. Unaware of the fact, Gaurishankar who works as Cashier in a small firm, steals Rs.5000/- to provide money for his son, but is followed by the watchman. - This uses material from the Wikipedia article Khandaan, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

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